The decision was mentioned in a court filing in federal court and comes soon after U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland stopped federal executions while the Justice Department conducts a review.
Hunter McElrath, 23, has a criminal record across the United States; authorities said the burglary did not appear to be a hate crime or an anti-Semitic attack.
The plea will spare Earnest the death penalty. He will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Chief Rabbi Lazar caught the coronavirus in early June and was under medical supervision.
The attacked tried to force the rabbi into a car.
Police are reviewing the security video and footage from nearby businesses to help identify the suspects.
The governor signed the bill one day after the 27th anniversary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
Rabbi Yossie Shemtov, executive director of Chabad Lubavitch of Tucson, stated: “We are determined not to be affected by this distressing incident and will continue serving the wider community.”
Proving that intermarriage really is a slippery slope: among married Jews who say they have one Jewish parent, 82% have a non-Jewish spouse.
Efraim Gordan, 31, in town for a wedding, was approaching the home of a family member when he was shot and killed by an assailant.
Giving children time to stop and think about what’s important.
It is possible today to study any topic that piques your interest, in a non-formal setting, including "Jewish telehealth."
The victim would not allow the perp "to stop us from celebrating our faith and spreading the light, which is the very message of Chanukah."
Daniel Bouknight recognized that he had become the steward of something important, and that he needed to do his part to right a historic wrong.
“We knew we needed to think outside the box . . . so we introduced this party-on-wheels, a multimedia celebration of light and life.”
This year's event will feature inspiring messages of overcoming the pandemic's challenges. Keynotes will be attorney Nat Lewin and Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson, of Central London and the author of Positivity Bias.
Rabbi Shlomo Litvin said “people have knocked on our door to say they are sorry this happened. I’ve also gotten texts, emails and calls of support from all over the country; it’s been very meaningful.”
Rabbi Levi Duchman first came to the UAE in the winter of 2015, following up months later to lead a Passover seder in the capital city of Abu Dhabi. He moved to the country later that year.
Just like the joke about the Jewish guy on a desert island, Dubai is home to three synagogues.
Health Department officials said Wednesday they are worried about an increase in coronavirus cases in the neighborhood.
A criminal investigation has been launched.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire coming from the rear of the first floor. The damage is estimated at approximately $75,000 worth.
In 1994, the staunch Democrat Lewis, together with arch-rival Congressman Newt Gingrich, sponsored the bill bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal for the Rebbe.
One of the highlights of the program will be a live feed of prayer at the Rebbe's Ohel.
"We must ask those intending to visit ... to postpone their trips for the forseeable future. This might not work out with your plans, but it is for our protection.”
The massive social services operation was launched at the behest of the Israeli government, at a cost of more than NIS 100 million in funding.
“Typically, I shop for about five families a day,” she says. “If I do a big order for one family, I will fill up a cart and take it back to my car, and then go back into the store.”
Given that some places may not lift their stay-at-home orders for weeks yet, just how would a “virtual” camp program work?
His wife showed up at his bedside after his recovery, her face covered with a mask, he asked her when was Pesach, and she said, Two weeks ago.
Judge Harriet L. Thompson: "The Rebbe had foresight beyond his years.”